9-Hole Championship takes The Open road to Carnoustie

​​​​Carnoustie will stage the grand final of the 9-Hole Championship in 2018​

  • 01 October 2017

Caption: The 9-Hole Championship is open to male and female golfers - Cashman Photography

A trip to Carnoustie, host venue for The Open Championship in 2018, is on offer for the regional winners of golf's 9-Hole Championship.

Open to male and female golfers, this two-person team event provides an opportunity for players to represent their club at one of the game's greatest venues.

In Ireland, the 9-Hole Championship is under the joint control and management of the Irish Ladies Golf Union and the Golfing Union of Ireland. In order to compete, you must be a member of a golf club affiliated to both the ILGU and the GUI. In addition, you must hold a CONGU handicap.

Participating clubs must submit an entry form to the ILGU & GUI on or before 28 May 2018. Entrants must have qualified to represent the club through a legitimate club competition along the lines specified in the entry form. 

Any club that does not currently have a CONGU SSS rating for 9 holes must complete application for SSS rating prior to 1 March 2018.

Four designated regional finals at Tipperary, Killiney, Tubbercurry and Rockmount will determine the teams that shall qualify for the grand final in Carnoustie on Saturday, 14 July 2018.